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Explore the Red Centre with like-minded over-60s! (5 Aug 2023)

Small group adventure incl. Uluru, Alice Springs & Kata Tjuta

Join your Travel at 60 guide and tick the Red Centre off your bucket list with a small group of over-60 travel lovers! Experience Field of Light at sunrise, explore the dazzling Kings Canyon, and dine under the outback stars! Call 1300 414 198 to book your spot on this popular tour Travel at 60 tour.

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About this holiday

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Enjoy sunset over Uluru before an exclusive BBQ dinner

This dedicated over-60s departure includes the following highlights:

  • T​ravel at 60 Hosted tour
  • See Bruce Munro's Field of Light installation come to life at sunrise
  • Visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) for Sunset drinks & canapes
  • Enjoy a BBQ Dinner in the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park
  • Explore Kings Canyon
  • Tour the Red Centre with a knowledgeable local guide
  • Enjoy sunset drinks, followed by a delicious dinner at Curtin Springs Station.


  • Return Ayers Rock Airport Transfers
  • S​cenic Helicopter over Uluru
  • Accommodation as noted in the itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary - 4 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners (2 with wine)
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park Ticket
  • Experienced Driver/Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Fully Escorted by a Travel at 60 representative


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Superior Room, Sails in the Desert, Ayers Rock Resort

Kings Canyon Resort

Retreat to the luxury of Kings Canyon Resort after an active day of hiking through the rugged terrain of Watarrka National Park. The sensitively designed property is located in Watarrka National Park, just nine kilometres from Kings Canyon. Naturally, the Kings Canyon Resort has been built to blend in harmoniously with the surround.

Sails in the Desert

In the heart of Australia's Red Centre, the hotel beautifully contrasts Uluru's raw natural beauty with a luxurious outback holiday experience. Soaring white sails crown Ayers Rock Resort's Sails in the Desert Hotel, 228 luxury five star rooms and suites.

Travel dates


Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may change without notice.

One departure only - 05 to 09 August 2023

  • Twin / Double from $5,399 per person
  • Single traveller from $7,750

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book your holiday. We can also assist with best airfare of the day and additional accommodation if you would like to extend your break.



This itinerary is subject to changes and should be used as a guide. A full itinerary will be provided with the final documents.

Day 1 - Saturday 05 August 2023 - Welcome to Ayers Rock (Uluru)

On arrival at Ayers Rock Airport, make your way to the Sails in the Desert Hotel Transfers.

This afternoon visit Ayers Rock (Uluru) for a base walk around Uluru (Mala Walk 3.5 hours) then after your base discovery walk visit the Cultural Centre.

Following your afternoon tour, freshen up at the hotel before dinner at Illkari.

  • Accommodation: Sails in the Desert (Superior Room)
  • Included Meals: Buffet Dinner

Day 2 -Sunday 06 August 2023 - Uluru - Kings Canyon

Departing Ayers Rock we head towards Kings Canyon. Located in the heart of Watarrka National Park lies an ancient Australian landscape, sacred ground for the Ulpanyali and Lilla people.

Lunch enroute at own expense at Kings Creek Station. Continue onto Kings Canyon Resort.

Join your driver/guide for the 2km Kings Creek Bed Walk. You’ll walk along the fertile canyon floor, taking in lush ferns and eucalypts. This walk is shorter and less arduous than the Kings Canyon Rim walk, so ideal for less experienced walkers. On the walk, you can take in the impressive cliffs of the gorge, as well as observe the diverse native flora, fauna and birdlife in the canyon.

N​estled in the tranquillity of a rugged bush setting, the rooms at Kings Canyon Resort provide an oasis of comfort after a day of adventure and exploration.

G​roup dinner at the resort this evening - Banquet style at Carmichael's Restaurant, 3 course (Entrée, Main & Desert) beverages at own expense.

  • Accommodation: King Canyon Resort (Deluxe Spa Room)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3 - Kings Canyon - Ayers Rock Resort

Early start for those wishing to join a local guide for the more challenging 6km Kings Canyon Rim Walk and learn about the history and geology of the region as well as the flora and fauna.

You’ll also see the incredible sandstone rock formations of the Lost City and the spectacular views of the gorge from the rim.

Return to the resort to join your travelling companions, before departing for Ayers Rock Resort. Enjoy a sense of the remoteness of outback Australia as you leave Kings Canyon.

This afternoon visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and take in this rock formation on a short guided walk (time permitting).

Uluru Sunset with drinks and canapes.

After sunset, continue to your Barbecue Dinner, set in the Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park, with Uluru as your stunning backdrop. Relax and enjoy a variety of Australian meats and salads, accompanied by a glass of wine, beer or orange juice. After dinner, tea, coffee and dessert will be served followed by a stargazing talk (weather permitting).

  • Accommodation:  Sails in the Desert (Superior Room)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with beer or wine.

Day 4  -  Uluru

Rise early to experience Bruce Munros Field of Light. In the silence of the pre-dawn land, covered under a blanket of stars, immerse yourself in the Field of Light. Just before the sun breaches the horizon and floods the land with warm yellow.

Return to your hotel for breakfast.

Following breakfast, a scenic helicopter flight over Uluru, before travelling onto Curtain Springs to join your SEIT guide and absorb the ambience of the Red Centre without the crowds as we venture into an extraordinary environment by 4WD.

Enjoy lunch at Curtain Springs Station.

T​his afternoon wile you enjoy a glass of sparkling wine, you will be captivated by the spectacular changing colours of the sunset over Mt Connor.

  • Accommodation: Sails in the Desert (Superior Room)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with Beer or Wine.

Day 5 - Farewell Ayers Rock Resort

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at your hotel.

The Tour concludes today, airport shuttle from the resort.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast



*Flight Information:

  • Tour commences in Alice Springs at 1pm from your hotel in Alice Springs and concludes in Ayers Rock.
  • Our travel consultants can assist you with booking flights.

Fitness Requirements:

  • Kings Canyon: Good level of fitness required for the 3 hour canyon Rim Walk

What to Bring:

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Bring plenty of warm layers and a coat as it does get very cold at night and early morning.

T​ravel Insurance: we strongly recommend that when travelling you do take out Travel insurance to cover you for the unexpected.

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Fine print


Travel at 60 and Supplier booking conditions apply.

  • $350 per person no-refundable deposit due within 7 days of booking.
  • Final payment due 75 days prior to departure (Mon 22 May 2023)